Prevalence and Distribution of Sesamoid Bones of the Hand . A Radiographic Study in Turkish Subjects

@inproceedings{Kose2012PrevalenceAD,
  title={Prevalence and Distribution of Sesamoid Bones of the Hand . A Radiographic Study in Turkish Subjects},
  author={Ozkan Kose and Ferhat Guler and Adil Turan and Kerem M Canbora and Serdar Akalin and Kose},
  year={2012}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine the plain anteroposterior radiographs of the hands in Turkish subjects in order to determine the prevalence of sesamoid bones and their distribution. A total of 923 hand radiographs from 459 men and 464 women with a mean age of 43.76±14.8 years (range, 18-85 years) were examined. Two sesamoid bones (ulnar and radial) were always present at the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint of the thumb (100%). One sesamoid bone in the thumb interphalangeal (IP) joint… CONTINUE READING
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